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Oct 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
gun. now andy lopez has sparked a bill to make sure toy guns look like toys. >> as he was passing other vehicles and drove his vehicle back into the southbound lane, he lost control of his vehicle. >> three people recovering this morning after one dead after a suspected drunk driver loses control of his jaguar in wine country. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." >> hold on right there! captions by: caption colorado >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. >>> we begin with breaking news out of union city right now. a two-alarm fire is burning inside a bakery warehouse. chopper 5 overhead live with the fire on western avenue and pacific street. you can see one of the ladder trucks there a number of apparatus. a lot of smoke, not a lot of flames right now. we have calls into the fire department and will bring you more information when we get it. good morning, it's wednesday, october 30. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:01. >>> developing news from capitol
Oct 31, 2013 4:30am PDT
. the teen andy lopez was armed with a pellet gun. kpix 5's andria borba spoke with a man who says the same deputy pulled a gun on him two months ago. >> reporter: it was august 21 around 8:30 a.m. when 57-year-old jeffrey westbrook of santa rosa was carpooling to work on highway 101 when he was pulled over by sonoma county sheriff's deputy erick gelhaus. >> reporter: i felt something not right with him. >> reporter: jeff pulled over in this black bmw and on a narrow shoulder and steep hillside. jeff says he offered to make more room for gelhaus to stand when a simple traffic stop for failing to use a blinker went sideways. >> s the car started to move he screams turn the car off. i'm still looking at him he pulled his weapon out and now point-blank. >> reporter: jeff says the gun's barrel was a foot from his head. >> i never had a gunpoint at me. >> reporter: he says that's when gelhaus told him to get out of the car and it happened again. >> when he asked me to, you know, if i had weapons he actually went to the gun the second time. >> reporter: jeff later learned a car matching his was
Oct 30, 2013 10:00pm PDT
traffic ticket and andy lopez. it was august 21 around 8:30 in the morning when 57-year-old, jeffrey westbrook was car pooling to work on highway 101 when he was pulled over by sanoma sheriff deputy. jeff pulled over and on a narrow shoulder, jeff says he offered to make more room for gelhouse to stand, when a simple traffic stop for failing to use a blinker went sideways. >> the car starts to move, he screams, turn the car off and you know, as i'm looking at him, i pulled his weapon out and now he point blank. >> jeff says the gun's barrel was a foot from his head. >> i never had a gun pointed at me. >> that's when he told him to get out of the car and it happened again. >> when he asked me to, you know, if i had weapons, he went to the gun the second time. >> a car matching his was part of a be on the lookout call in a series of e mails exchanged with the deputy sergeant. the sheriff department appears to offend him, and jeff connected the dots of the officer who pulled the gun on him. he was stunned. >> i don't know where i'm at. i know something could have been done. >> o
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm PDT
are gathering for a special day of the dead observance. among those being remembered, 13-year-old andy lopez who was shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy. i'll have an update on big legal developments in the case coming up. >>> and going beyond the politics of pot. coming up, we investigate a common practice by marijuana growers wreaking havoc on wildlife and on our environment. >>> the family of the 13-year-old boy shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy has filed legal claims against the sonoma county board of supervisors. the move is seen as a precursor to a lawsuit. at the same time, there's a new push to get the u.s. commission on civil rights involved to investigate claims that the boy's death points to a larger problem within the county. nbc bay area's monty francis joins us in santa rosa with the details tonight. >> reporter: raj, good evening. the family filed three claims against the county. one on behalf of the boy's mothers. another on behalf of the boy's father. a third on behalf halhalf of hi. supporters of the boy's family are gathering for a day of the dead observance at the spot he
Oct 30, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >> another demonstration will be held in santa rosa to protest the fatal shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. 600 people attended the funeral last night at resurrection church. he was carrying a toy ak-47 when shot last week near his home. the deputy has been identified as erick gelhaus, a veteran officer with the department. the message from the funeral resonated with lopez' friends. >> he was too young. he didn't deserve that. he still -- he is here in spirit. >> two rallies were held in santa rosa. >> today, the alameda county sheriff and fire department will update their investigation of the castro valley nursing home where patients needed to call 9-1-1 for help. the sheriff deputies found 14 disabled patients at the valley springs manor with only three carrying for them and one was a janitor. they closed the facility eight days ago and suspended the license. most of the staff, then, left. >> today, a top obama administration official faces a grilling before congress on the bungled rollout of the health care reform plan. katie marzullo has a preview. >> health and human services secretar
Oct 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >>> it has been one week since the death of andy lopez the 13- year-old was shot and killed last tuesday by sonoma county sheriff deputy who thought the air soft toy gun the teen was carrying was real. >> reporter: a funeral for the boy is just now getting under way. allie rasmus was live at the funeral. >> reporter: the parking lot here at the sonoma sheriff's office was packed with close to 1,000 people. there were no arrests or any problems, this was a peaceful event today. but as a precaution, all nonofficial workers were let home early. the sheriff's office closed at noon today. >> reporter: on the roof and in front of the building, deputies guarded the entrance to the sonoma county sheriff's office. in front, protesters made their message clear. the shooting death of andy lopez by sheriff deputies outraged the community. >> it could have been my child. it could have been my kid. >> i come as a father. my heart is broken for that family. and it could have been my kid. >> reporter: the day began with a noon rally. then the crowd marched to sonoma college. many of protesters were stu
Nov 1, 2013 5:00am PDT
county sheriff's deputy involved in the andy lopez shooting. a man has come forward claiming he had an unsettled encounter with the dpult recently. katie is live in our news room. katie. >> a north bay man says he was shocked when ae realized that the sanoma county sheriff's deputy was the same deputy who pulled a gun on him two months ago. he claims he was driving his bmw when the deputy pulled him over for a traffic stop for failing to use his turn signal. westbrook says during the encounter, the deputy pulled out his gun twice. he didn't report it at the time, but now his stepdaughter says westbrook is going to talk to police about the incident because he feels it was out of line. >> he realized that, you know, if he shot a man or, you know, a kid, you know, there was a possibility that he could have shot him, as well. so he was scared. >> gaylehouse's attorney gave us this statement reporting the incident. quote, based on deputy galehouse's experiment and training, he would never willy-nilly pull out his gun, only if there would be a need for it. she also tells us the shooting o
Nov 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
a 13-year-old boy toy gun as an assault rifle. we'll take you to a live gathering to remember andy lopez in santa rosa. >>> a drunk driver hit and killed a cal trans worker earlier this morning. it happened near scott creek road. cal trans crews were picking up cones when a car veered into a closed lane and hit two workers. one worker was pinned against his work truck and was pronounced dead on the scene. his father spoke to nbc bay area this morning. >> we'll do some counseling and just try to stick all together. try not to do -- some negative things. they don't pay off. just ask god to help us through this. >> obviously a difficult time. the second worker has minor injuries. the driver was arrested for drunk driving. >>> bart workers hit the ballot box today to finalize their new contract. it is expected to be approved. workers showed up throughout the day to vote on the proposal. the new contract would give them a 12.5% raise over the next few years. in walnut creek today, a group of angry bart riders turned in 20,000 signatures called for a statewide ban on transit strikes. >>
Nov 4, 2013 6:00am PST
-old andy lopez is filing a civil rights lawsuit in his shooting death by snow may county sheriff deputy filing the suit in san francisco today. andy was shot october 22 wild holding a -- while holding a toy gun that looked like an ak-47. the deputy appeared to be agitated when an man was stopped for making an unsafe lane change and the officer asked him to turn off the vehicle. at that point i put my hand out and i said, sir, the vehicle is off and he again screamed the same thing. >> erick gelhaus' attorney said he would only draw the gun if he saw a need. >> union police have a sear flash -- serial flasher in custody. this photo is the 20-year-old flasher facing 11 couples of exposure following a ten month investigation that started in november of last year. he spent months exposing himself at two parks in union city. police are asking anyone with information of the incidents to come forward. >> the oakland a's could make themselves feel at home at san francisco's at&t park as they try to hammer out a new lease at the existing home. multiple media reports say the a's won a two year le
Nov 2, 2013 11:00pm PDT
and killed by a sheriff's deputy gathered to thank the community for its support. andy lopez was shot while holding an air rifle that looked like an ak-47 rifle. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted at the memorial, it was not lost on a few people here that this weekend marks the day of the dead. >> is it a mexican tradition to every first and second of november to come and celebrate the dead or your loved ones who have passed away. >> reporter: andy lopez's parents were here for a couple of hours. they did not want to speak on camera be. you they did say they will be in san francisco on monday for a big announcement. they will be joining their team of attorneys monday to announce a federal civil lawsuit against sonoma county sheriff's department. they joined 100 people for a potluck dinner. organizers say they have no intention of connecting the death to the day of the dead but they want to support the family. >> we just want to remember andy. we don't want to talk about what happened but we just want to remember him. >> reporter: a family attorney says that the 1
Oct 29, 2013 11:00pm PDT
of deadly shooting in santa rosa where mourners gathered this evening to lay to rest 13-year- old andy lopez. he was shot to death by a sonoma county sheriff deputy last week while holding a toy gun which resembled an ak47 attack weapon. the grief was too much for some as family members gathered to pray around the eighth graders casket. this was also a day of protest in santa rosa as students, parents and community members voiced their anger about the death of the teen. >> shame on you, shame on you. >> reporter: about 1,000 people marched to the sonoma county sheriff's office. there deputies stood guard in front of the building and on the roof. among the marchers high school students who's parents signed permission slips so they could attend. >> my parents said it was okay because they think that the kid didn't deserve to die how he did. >> i come as a father, my heart is broken for that family. and it could have been my kid. >> reporter: santa rosa school board member laura gonzalez says there is a riff between the latino community and the sheriff's department. >>> preparing for a split s
Oct 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
.com slash --/app. >> the funeral is held for a 13 -year-old andy lopez shot and killed on tuesday afternoon while walking with an air rifle resembling an ak-47 and was shot by a sheriff deputy. the deputy said he feared for his life and opened fire hitting lopez seven times. the f.b.i. has joined local agencies looking into the shooting. >> the district attorney is expected to open an investigation today into a senior live in facility accused much leaving patients to fend for themselves. four disabled patients were found in castro valley open saturday. the staff left after state folks ordered the facility closed. three workers including a janitor, stayed on the job without pay to care for the patients. the owner's attorney tells abc7 news there was sufficient staff. >> i base on what the paramedics did, transporting all 14 people out of there to the hospital. i am not a medical expert. we are in law enforcement. if the medics say we have to get everyone to a hospital, i go with what they say. >> the tone causes it a "misunderstanding," and says the owner is chronically ill. two other facili
Oct 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
to rally in the name of 13-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa beginning at noon. today new information emerge about the deputy who shot lopez 7 times after the boy flashed a realistic air assault rifle at him. 48-year-old eric is a 24 year vet rap of the force and firearms instructor. he has written extensively on use of force by police advising officers to turn on the so-called gene when needed. >> new at 11:00 san jose resident meet tonight to talk about how to provide young people with alternative to gang life. this is the second of 4 planned meetings hosted by gang prevention task force. tonight participant also discussed the potential link between gangs and prostitution. the task force plans to take the input from the meetings to develop plan for 2014. >> the food network guy took the witness stand today to testify against the man accused of stealing his yellow lamborgini more than 2 years ago. prosecution asked guy if he ever gave 19-year-old max wade permission to at that time sports car. answer was no. wade is accused of breaking into a san francisco auto deal
Nov 4, 2013 7:00am PST
of andy lopez plans to file a lawsuit against the county and sheriff's deputy mo killed the teen. deputy eric gallon house shot and killed lopez last month. the boy was carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real assault rifle. >>> stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. >>> good morning. a lot of gridlock in downtown san jose before the highway 85 interchange. there is an accident blocking multiple lanes. highway 85 is slow going a little farther south. and 101 backed up now heading into san jose. the bay bridge has been stacked up to the mayes for a while now. 20 to 25 minutes on to the bangladesh. we have had a series of different accidents including a new one approaching skyway making that drive time more than an hour. that's your latest traffic. >>> at least it's pretty out there. cold temperatures in spots. it was cool early on this morning. looking towards mount diablo, blue skies and that is going to be the way it's going to stay all day long. temperatures starting to climb now. a lot of 40s. a couple 50s showing up
Oct 31, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >> westbrook made the decision to file a formal complaint before andy lopez's death. a lawyer for deputy gelhaus told the "chronicle" gelhaus and another deputy thought the 13-year-old had a real ak-47. attorney terry leone says gelhaus opened fire because lopez posed a lethal threat. >>> a mother couldn't hide her emotions after her son was convicted of a crime that could lock him up for decades. >> i love you, baby. >> a marin county jury convicted 19-year-old max wade of grand theft auto and attempted murder. the stolen car was celebrity chef guy fieri's lamborghini stolen from a san francisco dealership. he was found guilty of trying to kill a man who was with a girl that he liked. >> it's a very difficult time for the family. >> wade was 17 when the crimes happened but he was tried as an ayou will d he could get up to 30 years in jail when he was sentenced this coming december. he was tried as an adult. >>> a man had his car broken into. someone broke into the san francisco police chief's car a few weeks ago outside his home and stole a jacket. chief suhr says he is not immune to cr
Nov 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
-year-old andy lopez say they plan to file a federal civil rights lawsuit on monday. they claim a deputy shot and killed lopez with no cause. the boy was shot while giving a bb gun that looked like a rifle. the family has also filed three wrongful death claims. >>> san francisco police are looking for a man who was visiting the area from los angeles. they say he was last heard from on monday when he called his family to say he was being followed in the mission district. police say that he made that phone call around 11:00 p.m. he is 22, 6 feet, 180 pounds with brown hair and eyes. he had a dark backpack and i- phone 5. >> on tuesday voters in san francisco will decide on a controversial plan for a coppedo project along the waterfront. if if passes two condo buildings will be built at wash. supports say it would create a new waterfront park and hundreds of jobs, opponents say it would block views and create luxury housing few people can afford. then the governor talked to us about his involvement and support. >> it's a development and it'll generate $350 million over 60 plus years to th
Nov 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
and killed 8th 8th grader andy lopez after mistaking his toy for a real rifle. now, a santa rosa man is telling the chronicle the same deputy pulled a gun on him during a highway traffic stop two months early. the man said gailhouse was so ire rational, he questioned the deputy's emotional stability. >>> there is disturbing new information about the castro valley nursing home scandal. at least one worker for the department of social services went to the valley springs manor after a most of the staff had left. but the report says the worker did nothing to end the chaos at the nursing home. investigators say the staff essentially abandoned 14 sick, elderly and bedridden patients last week after state regulators shut the nursing home down. a cook and a janitor with no formal training took care of the abandoned patients. >>> south bay homeless advocates say more and more homeless people are living on buses to get shelter and say warm. the mercury news reports homeless men and women are using the 22bta bus as a shelter every night. that bus is the only 24 hour bus line in the system. it g
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